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, it was a shock. >> the police chief here in alexandria tells us that the officers involved in today's shooting will be on administrative leave while the investigation into what exactly happened today goes on. >> we move now to storm watch as we are keeping an eye on a system. bob ryan is here with a first look. >> the underlying word is isolated. is a cold night because we have that clear skies. a bit above freezing, but looking out to the west, it gives you an idea of the southerly winds that are now bringing in milder air. that is the key to what will be happening in and around us tomorrow. right now on live doppler there is nothing going on, nor will there be tomorrow morning. there is still winter weather revisory, but look where it is come away out in the maryland's of western maryland -- way in the mountains of western maryland. i will come and put the salt under your car if there is any icing is tomorrow morning. we will see some rain showers with some southerly winds. the third winter in a row without any real snowstorms here in washington. >> will see you in a few minutes. the white h
in chicago, milwaukee, and northern indiana. by late thisrrive evening and overnight. it will bring us another dusting of snow. today, partly cloudy, 28 at 9:00 a.m. 36 degrees at 5:00 p.m. more detail on our next round of snow and the seven day forecast coming up. let's check on traffic. >> appreciate that. quiet from the traffic center. a good start here. virginia, maryland, the therict and all around region. to tell youort anything that is not goodness. in the beltway towards church. wonderful. outside the beltway, all the traffic cameras look the same. take a look at this 66 camera. it doesn't seem likely have have it. i will move along. interstate 95 northbound as you come out of the springfield area -- 66, thereay, you go. travel lanes are open for us on 70 and the capital beltway also looks good. -- 270 and the capital beltway also looks good. right now. of purple around the station today. >> we are excited. the ravens getting ready for in baltimorerade after winning the super bowl. at check in with brianne carter hear but preparations. it is going to be continuings throughout t
. their families were here and he spoke to us about them. no doubt that your fallen comrades are going to be in that room with you. >> they'll be there, i just know it. >> reporter: he told us the medal belongs to them, too. a somber occasion to be sure, although his 18-month-old son colin nearly stole the show before it started. you're out of the military. what are your dreams and aspirations and hopes now? >> to be that dad and father, that husband. they've really missed out on the 11 years i was in, and to watch them grow up and be successful. >> reporter: jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. >> a well-deserved honor there. in the same battle, eight soldiers did not make it out. 22 were wounded. he was representing all of them and they were all in that room yesterday. >> and it was wrfl to see the juxtaposition between the dad crying and the little boy having a wonderful time playing peekaboo behind the podium. >> he'll appreciate that when he gets older. we'll be right back, everybody. ev...direction for my life..... ...through my accomplishments... ...and now, with help... ..
? >> this is the tremendous question that lies before us. there is no job description for a retired pope. >> reporter: so, benedict remains pope until the end of the month. the cardinal s have to assemble here for a conclave to elect his successor. that takes us to mid-march. that means a billion catholics around the world should have a new pope by easter. diane? >> all right, jeffrey, thank you. and, of course, that new pope will have to face the call for change, from many people in the american catholic church. there are 77.7 million catholics here in the united states. nearly 1 in 4 of us is catholic. and rhode island, new jersey and massachusetts still have the highest concentration of catholics but in sheer numbers, the biggest growth is among hispanics. and abc's cecilia vega spent the day gathering american reaction from all over. cecilia? >> reporter: good evening, diane. we're here at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco and we've been speaking with catholics all day long, and i will tell you, boy, the surprise does not even begin to describe the reaction here. at first, there was shock. so ver
the harrowing moments when the fugitive excop captured them. >> he continued to say to us quite frequently, he would not kill us. >> tying them up in their own home. binding their hands and covering their heads with pillowcases. how they escaped from christopher dorner. ♪ i think i want to marry you >>> and our biggest love live ever on this valentine's day. a surprise proposal right here on "gma." the bride-to-be has less than one hour to pick the cake, the dress. and then, she's headed down the aisle in a flash live wedding with all of their friends and family here to celebrate. just one question, will she say yes? >>> and if the bride does not say yes, josh elliott will do some softshoe, maybe some karaoke. >> nobody wants to see that. please, say yes. >> good morning, america. we're just six days away from robin's return. there it is right there. great to have elizabeth vargas here. we have a lot of breaking news. >> we do. >>> including that merger, american airlines and u.s. airways announces a massive merger to become the world's biggest airline. it will affect everyone who flies. >>>
test under kim jong-un, who said the test is aimed at ferocious u.s. hostility towards north korea. in december, also successfully tested a long-range missile, capable of reaching hawaii. the white house is calling this a highly provocative act. and calling on actions from the international community. there's very little the u.s. or the u.n. can do at this point since strong sanctions are already in place. in fact, this morning, north korea is saying, we will consider search of our ships and other sanctions by the international community as an act of war. and, josh, they say it will bring on relentless retaliatory attacks. >> we will certainly keep our eye on this. martha, thank you for that. >>> meanwhile, there's word this morning of a new poll out, planned for the u.s. forces in afghanistan. the pentagon is reportedly pushing a timetable that would keep some 8,000 troops in the country after the mission officially ends next year. white house advisers have pushed for a more aggressive withdrawal. the president is expected to announce a final decision soon. >>> an outpouring of su
hold what may be the gun he used to shoot her. >>> we're going to have a baby. >> and special delivery. the street buried in two feet of snow after the massive storm. the mom who couldn't wait for the plows. her whole neighborhood pulling her on a sled to get to the hospital. get ready to meet the miracle blizzard baby. >>> and good morning, america. happy friday to robin, heading into her last weekend before it's back to work. just five more days. >> a long weekend. >> great to have elizabeth vargas here. and a whole lot happened while all of you were sleeping. three, big, breaking stories. you see the pictures. right there, from the massive meteorite, just terrifying some there in eastern russia, thought the world was ending. >> and look at that streak. that streak of light in the sky. people did think the world was ending. explosions, sounded like bombs were going off. and right before impact, it was all caught on a dash cam. look at this. it looks like some sort of huge apocalyptic explosion. the brilliant light at this intersection, clearly blinding the drivers. sam will have more
up the u.s. treasury but he's haunted by a stint at the wall street bank that received a massive taxpayer bailout and whose investors lost millions. >>> fighting for "lincoln". she's up for oscar number three. tonight, sally field tells us about her fight to play the president's wife. >> keep it right progressive claims. this is flo. i need you. feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without you. you'll never have to. you're always there for me. shh! i'll get you a rental car. i could also use an umbrella. fall in love with progressive's claims service. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with cynthia mcfadden. >> good evening, and thanks for joining us. tonight, a four-day pleasure cruise turned hellish ordeal. 4,200 people are being towed back to shore tonight trapped aboard the carnival cruise ship that lost power in the gulf of mexico sunday. the passengers onboard describe nightmarish scenes of squalor. >> reporter: tonight, stranded at sea. as seen today from above, the carnival triumph being towed to
the u.s. condemnation is pouring in around the world. >>> the next pope. we have new details from rome this morning. >>> and a hotel raided in mexico overnight? has suspected cop-killer christopher dorner fled over the border? >>> is a breakfast soda what you need to kick-start your day? >>> good tuesday morning, everybody. we do begin with breaking news out of north korea. defiantly bragging this morning that it just conducted its third nuclear test. >> the underground test is the first for new leader kim jong-un. president obama issued a statement overnight calling the move have highly provocative act. the test appeared to be more powerful than the previous test. akiko fujita explains the significance. >> reporter: it would mean that north korea is a step closer to its stated goal to create a nuclear warhead that is small enough to be mounted on top of a long-range missile that is capable of reaching the u.s. it comes two weeks after they conducted a missile test in direct defiance of u.n. security council resolutions. >> the u.n. security council is holding an emergency meeting to a
. -- right now on the phone. thank you for joining us. >> it's a pleasure to be on. >> father, what is your first reaction to the news? father wauck. george stephanopoulos in new york. your initial reaction to the news that pope benedict has resigned? >> it's a great surprise for the whole church. everyone in the vatican and the whole catholic world. the same time, it's not completely surprising, given what the pope had already written about the possibility of resigning. and it's clear that in terms of his mental capacities, he's in excellent shape. he's very sharp. and when he says he's taking this -- making this decision with full freedom, it's clear that that's the case. and what makes -- that makes one believe that this is an thakt he's taking out of a sense of responsibility and love for the church. >> and setting a significant precedent. in modern time, at least, many popes have taken the position this is an thaufoffice that cout be resigned. >> i think his statement that his awareness is above all, spiritual, and carried out through suffering is meant to respond to that. he's well aw
happy ending. i didn't know dr. ruth was still with us. >> 84. according to her wikipedia page. 84, still giving sex advice. that's a big deal. >> do you think people feel weird taking sex advice from somebody that could be their dpranld mother? >> but she's dr. ruth. so it doesn't matter. >>> first we want to get to this, that cruise ship that left for a tour of the gulf will not return to port today as planned. >> the "triumph" is stranded in the gulf of mexico adrift and awaiting a tow back to land. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: there are over 4200 people aboard, adrift about 150 miles off the yucatan peninsula. the fire e ript ee eed -- erupt one of the engine rooms. >> an audible called me to tell me that there was a fire in the engine room and that it was contained and everything was all okay. they have no running water. they have no way to use the bathroom. >> reporter: while emergency generators are providing some electricity, the ship has no propulsion. carnival cruise lines has said no one is hurt and there's plenty of food, but urged guests to congregate on the
to reflect and what is godestion, asking from all of us? .> thank you so much we have more on the story tonight on abc seven news at 6:00.nd delaware man suspected of shooting and killing his and injuring two others is dead. woman to mayor dennis williams says the shooter was killed by lice.ease -- po he began shooting. the condition of the two other people who were shot is unknown. afterrson is in custody inside an apartment building in alexandria. police say the suspect and the victim knew each other. is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries. than a dozen people are a tornado touched down in mississippi. look at this massive funnel cloud. it ripped through hattiesburg. the town is home to the of southern mississippi. professors say the students were out for a mardi gras rate -- break. several people were hurt and widespread damage. no one was killed. another day of digging out and cleaning up for thousands of . aple in the northeast regiond slammed the to three feet of snow. it brought some of the highest recorded.ons ever is being blamed for at least 15 deaths. the 130,000 cu
steps. he started using the cane several months ago. not huge things. but a number of smaller ones, which take their toll. >> and still left for the vatican to decide is what exactly the ex-pope will be called. we haven't had an ex-pope in six centuries. >> we have no idea what to do with him. we don't know where to put him. >> it's rare territory for the catholic church. >>> moving on to your wednesday weather. rain and mountain snow in the northwest. snow showers around fargo and the twin cities. morning rain from new orleans to the caroline aas and d.c. rain changing over from snow from philly to new york. >> forts from boston to baltimore. 50s from atlanta to dallas and 50s in the pacific northwest. >>> we know at least one thing for sure coming up with this next video. this is definitely not from your recent skiing vacation. check this guy out. he's a swedish skier taking part in a big mountain event in switzerland. >> it is definitely not me. everything is going fine until he triggers an avalanche. no problem. then he just pulls off a back flip as the snow encasing him down t
, and that issue took him to georgia. abc's karen travers joins us with the details. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning. president obama said none of the proposals he outlined in his state of the union will add a dime to the deficit. but he's facing instant reaction from republicans who say his education plans cost too much. these pre-k students got a surprise and very high profile visitor. >> hey, guys. >> reporter: president obama headed to georgia to launch his push for early childhood education, including nationwide publicly funded prekindergarten. >> let's make sure none of our kids start out behind. let's make it a priority to give every child access to early education. >> reporter: the president obama held up georgia's pre-k program as a model for the rest of the nation. he said parents of all income levels should have access to the same quality education opportunities. >> the size of your paycheck, though, shouldn't determine your child's future. so let's fix this. >> reporter: but the white house didn't put a price tag on how much it would cost to do that, and republ
that and law enforcement reaction is clearly that they believe this is the suspect. are you still with us? >> i am. >> any activity? we saw the smoke and now there are no signs of what that might have been. >> no signs at all. we took a quick look at where officers are and they are on that road and they are -- we're going to come right here. they are pointing their guns in a northerly direction. seven oaks road is pointing east and west and they are pointing their guns into a northerly direction. the suspect, they believe to be dorner is one of the cabins or in the high ground. if the suspect has high ground on these officers these officers need all the cover they can get. it is possible he is in these hills and a they are going to need protection. >> you're listening to kabc where there has been activity over the last hour and a half in search for the lapd officer who has been on the run. we understand that he is involved in a shooting of two other police officers. they are in this big bear area just east of los angeles. we understand that people may have b
control measures. announced plans to bring home half of the u.s. troops from afghanistan within the next year. brianne carter will have much more from the state of the union address coming up in a few moments. coming up at 6:00, mike allen will join us here with his thoughts on the president's speech. >> the state of the union address was a hot topic on twitter tuesday 9. so was an unexpected moments during the republican response. >> there were about 9200 and tweets per minute after florida senator marco rubio took a sip of water near the end of his response. there are calling it water greagate. he later posted a photograph of his bottle of water on twitter. little jab and himself. prexy has a sense of humor. it's 36 degrees. >> still ahead considered the most overused and useless words in the english language. >> treasury secretary jack lew >> good morning, washington. we have a smile. we hope you're having a great day. it's not a bad start, but things will go downhill after the noon hour. it's 36 degrees at 5:10. winter weather revisory in west virginia and north western maryland for
that hoooounddd! tonight you gotta get your cash back, on new slacks. use freedom on lunch with jack. everybody get! everybody get! get your cash back. chase freedom. >>> from abc news, world headquarters, this is abc "world news" with david muir. >>> good evening. thanks for being here this sunday night. we begin with breaking news from california this evening. authorities are now offering a million dollar reward to anyone who helps them find that ex-cop who they say has already killed three with with a long list left to go. christopher dorner was fired from the lapd, accused of lying about a fellow officer and now he's flipping vengeance from his manifesto. authorities have offered forceful words along with that reward. now to california, to the center of the search. >> we'll not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. >> reporter: today a task force desperately trying to stop a week long reign of terror offered a $1 million reward. >> this is an act of domestic terrorism. >> reporter: police scaled back their search in the mountains today. there's been no sign of dorner since his burned o
>> this is abc7 news at noon, on your side. >> thanks for joining us. we're looking at a grab bag of weather. -- >> deneen tramain ahmad 2/, to potential snow. what are we getting? >> we are getting all of that, but in terms of accumulation, not a lot. you have to go up an elevation before anything will stick. and the low temperatures above 50 degrees right now. that really tells you something. 49 degrees right now. the wind chill at 39. live super doppler is starting to put up a little bit of moisture. it is what we call virga, which evaporates before it gets to the surface. we will have to wait until the middle of the afternoon before we start to get more of this moisture pushing into the area. it should start as rain for everybody with a mix, and then change over to snowfall. this is just one computer forecast, but it has a good handle on this storm. nothing for d.c. nothing for b.w.i.. maybe a couple of inches with more elevation. it all depends on the timing with this one. if you will be traveling today some airport delays this afternoon are possible. the forecast will bring
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